vSphere 6.5 Backup Interoperability

We are still waiting for the backup vendors to support vSphere 6.5. At the moment VMware VDP 6.1.3 and Veritas Backup Exec 16 has support. Veritas Backup Exec 16 does not support vSAN 6.5 (see the Software Compatibility list here: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000115689) Veritas NetBackup 7.7.3 has a limited support, see here. https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000116592 Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 will have support and is […]

vCenter 6.0 Update 2a and ESXi 6.0 Express Update 8 Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.0 Update 2a, this is a minor update, that contains only bugfixes and security updates. See the release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u2a-release-notes.html And there is a new build of vSphere¬†ESXi, this contains some important fixes for vSAN and other. See the release notes here: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146984 and: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146985 Share This:

Important information for vSphere 6.5 upgrade

Important infromation before upgrading to vSphere 6.5: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2147548 Upgrade sequence for vSphere 6.5: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2147289 Also remember to check for other third party integration for there support of vSphere 6.5, like backup / Virtual Desktop / Management / Operations / Hypervisor intergrated Antivirus / and other. Remember to check the hardware comparability guide for hardware support: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php Note: My colleague Brian […]

vSphere 6.5 and other Released

VMware has today released the new vSPhere 6.5 and other. vSphere 6.5 What's new: vCenter Migration Tool Improved appliance management Native high availability Native backup and restore HTML5-based vSphere Client Improved Appliance Management VMware vCenter High Availability Improved vSphere Web Client vCSA includes vSphere Update Manager Improved Host Profiles Improved Auto Deploy VMware Tools version now […]

New VMware Tools released

VMware has released 2 new version of VMware tools. Version 10.0.12 caters to the legacy guest operating systems VMware Tools support for Guest Operating Systems in version 10.0.12 winPreVista.iso supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 2003. linuxPreGLibc25.iso supports Linux guest operating systems earlier than RHEL 5, SLES 11, Ubuntu 7.04, and other distributions with glibc version earlier than […]

HPE StoreServ/3Par iSCSI high latency

I have a customer who has a new HPE StoreServ 8200 All-Flash (Formerly HP/3Par), efter the installation I noticed that the storage had a high latency for a All Flash storage array,  So I was talking with my colleague who did the installation of the HPE StoreServ installation if there was any problem with the Storage Array, […]

VMware Released a new Patch for ESXi 6.0 (Patch 3)

VMware released a new patch for ESXi 6.0 named Patch 3, this a lot of fixes for vSAN, vSAN health, PSOD, security and other. There are 6 KB about what the Patch contains and the can be found here: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145664 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145817 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145816 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146217 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145669 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145666 Share This: